56-2

2016 /56/2

ISSN: 0374-1036 (print), 1804-6487 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Kment Petr

New taxa of Neotropical Acanthocerini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae)

Guilbertocoris guianensis gen. & sp. nov from French Guyana, Moronopelios flavoantennatus sp. nov. from Ecuador, and Moronopelios nigritus sp. nov. from Brazil (Amazonas) and Peru are described and included in the tribe Acanthocerini (Coreidae: Coreinae). The relationships of these two genera…

Revision of the genus Caledonica (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)

A revision of the endemic New Caledonian tiger beetle genus Caledonica Chaudoir, 1860 is presented based on the examination of more than 600 specimens including the relevant type material. Neotype is designated for Distipsidera mediolineata Lucas, 1862 and Distipsidera Mniszechii…

Nomenclatural notes on some Palaearctic Gyrinidae (Coleoptera)

Several names of Gyrinidae taxa have been found in the literature which are given with incorrect publishing dates. The correct data could be assigned to these taxa by specifying the true publishing dates mainly of five important works: Aubé’s ‘Species général’ is dated September 29, 1838, and the…

A new species of neotenic Neolyrium from Peru (Coleoptera: Lycidae)

Neolyrium iquitosense sp. nov., a new species of Lycidae, is described and illustrated. This second species of the genus represents the first record of Neolyrium from Peru, keeping its distribution restricted to tropical areas of South America.

Revalidation and redescription of three distinct species synonymized as Plagiometriona sahlbergi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)

Plagiometriona sahlbergi (Boheman, 1855), P. multisignata (Boheman, 1855) and P. scenica (Boheman, 1855) were described over a century and half ago as separate species based on dry museum specimens. The latter two were later synonymized with P. sahlbergi. While observations in nature find both…

Two new species of subgenus Sivatipula from China (Diptera: Tipulidae: Tipula)

Species of Tipula (Sivatipula) similis Men, sp. nov. from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and T. (S.) tongbiguanensis Men, sp. nov. from Yunnan Province are described and illustrated and placed in the subgenus Sivatipula Alexander, 1964. Tipula (S.) tongbiguanensis Men, sp. nov. represents the…